Protestantism in Qatar

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Protestants comprise less than 1% of the population of Qatar.[1] The constitution provides for religious liberty.[2] Proselytizing by non-Muslims is prohibited by law.[2] No foreign missionary groups operate openly in the country.[2] Religious groups must register with the Government for legal recognition.[2] Christians are subject to the Sharia.[2] Christian religious literature in English is available in bookstores.[3] In 2013 the Qatar Anglican Church of the Epiphany opened, which also accommodates several Evangelical, Pentecostal and other Protestant congregations.[4]


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  1. ^ Protestantism by country
  2. ^ a b c d e "State Department on Qatar". 
  3. ^ "Christian Science Monitor". 
  4. ^ "Anglican Centre Website". Retrieved 13 May 2015. 
  5. ^ The World Christian Encyclopedia, Second edition, Volume 1, p. 617